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Author Title Year Price
[BOUTET (Claude)]
The Art of Painting in Miniature: teaching the speedy and perfect acquisition of that art without a master. ... To which are added certain secrets of one of the greatest Italian painters for making the finest Colours, Burnish'd Gold, Shell-Gold, &c. Done from the original French.
1730 £395.00
[BUTTERWORTH (Edmund)]
New Sets of Copies in Alphabetical Order, Consisting Large Text, Round Hand and Running Hand; Written by Edmd. Butterworth, Writing Master and Accountant to the High School Edinburgh. Designed for the Benefit of his Scholars, and as a part of his Universal Penman, but may be had separate from that Large Work being a proper Introduction to it. [Edinburgh: s.n.] 1785. Oblong folio, engraved title followed by 19 engraved plates. [Bound with:] Butterworth's Universal Penman, or the Beauties of Writing Delineated in all the various hands now practised. Designed for the Improvement of Youth or Amusement of the Curious.
1784 £975.00
[FORSTER (Benjamin)]
Some Account of the Church and Windows of St. Neot's in Cornwall.
1786 £495.00
[O'BRIEN (Charles)]
A Treatise on Calico Printing, Theoretical and Practical: Including the latest Philosophical Discoveries - any way applicable :- Accompanied with Suggestions Relative to various Manufactures.
1792 £1595.00
[PIERSON (Christoffel)]
Explanation, of the famous and renowned glas-work. Or painted windows, in the fine and eminent Church at Gouda. For the use and commodity of both Inhabitants, and Foreigners that come to see this artificial Work.
1718 £745.00
[WHITE (John)]
Arts treasury: or, a profitable and pleasing invitation to the lovers of ingenuity. Contained in many extraordinary experiments, rarities, and curious inventions. In two parts. Part I. Containing the mystery of dying-cloths, silks stuffs, hair, feather, bone, horn, ivory, leather, &c. The manner of preparing colours... The art of drawing, limning, painting... Washing or colouring maps, or printed pictures, with sundry other things, &c. Part II. Containing the quality, generation and product of metals and minerals, natural and artificial; directions to harden or soften them for use... The mystery of beautifying writing with gold or silver... Weighing ships, extinguishing fire, blowing up houses or vessels under water, &c.
1688 £2995.00
ACCUM (Fredrick)
A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light: exhibiting a summary description of the Apparatus and Machinery best calculated for Illuminating Streets, Houses, and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal=Gas: with Remarks on the Utility, Safety, and general Nature of this new ranch of Civil Economy.
1815 £795.00
ADAMS (Thomas F.)
Typographia: or, the Printer's Instructor; a Brief Sketch of the Origin, Rise, and Progress of the Typographic Art, with Practical Directions for Conducting Every Department in an Office, Hints to Authors, Publishers, &c.
1854 £95.00
ARCHITECTURE. BERLIN CATALOGUE.
Katalog der Ornamentstich-sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin.
1986 £45.00
AUDSLEY (George Ashdown & Maurice Ashdown)
The Practical Decorator and Ornamentist. For the use of Architects, Practical Painters, Decorators, and Designers. Containing One Hundred Plates in Colours and Gold. With Descriptive Notices, and an Introductory Essay on Artistic and Practical Decoration.
1892 £695.00
BRANNER (John Casper)
A Bibliography of Clays and the Ceramic Arts.
1906 £21.00
BRIDGENS (Richard)
Furniture with Candelabra and Interior Decoration Designed by R. Bridgens.
1838 £1695.00
GLOVE MAKING.
Trefousse & Cie. Megisserie, Teinture, Manufacture de Gants / Trefousse & Co. Dressing, Dyeing & Manufacture of Gloves.
1874 £350.00
HELLER (David)
In Search of V.O.C. Glass.
1951 £22.00
HOROLOGY.
Bibliographie Générale de la Mesure du Temps suivie d'un essai de classification technique et géographique. Préface de Paul Ditisheim.
1947 £85.00
KELLY (Thomas)
Kelly's Practical Builder's Price Book, or Safe Guide to the valuation of all kinds of Artificer's work : with the Modern Practice of Measuring, and a copious abstract of the New Building Act, for regulating the construction of buildings. Revised and corrected by new calculations upon the present value of Materials and Labour. and founded upon the most approved Modes of Measurement. The whole arranged by An Architect of Eminence, assisted by several experienced measuring surveyors. Illustrated and exemplified by Steel engravings and numerous wood-cuts.
1851 £125.00
LANGLEY (Batty & Thomas)
Gothic Architecture, Improved by Rules and Proportions. In many Grand Designs of Columns, Doors, Windows, Chimney-Pieces, Arcades, Colonades, Porticos, Umbrellos, Temples, and Pavillions &c. With Plans, Elevations and Profiles; Geometrically Executed. By B. & T. Langley. To which is added an Historical Dissertation on Gothic Architecture.
1747 £950.00
LIPSON (E.)
The History of the Woollen Worsted Industries.
1921 £30.00
LONDON MECHANICS' REGISTER.
The London Mechanics' Register. Vol. I, no. 1, November 1824 - no. 27, April 1825; Vol. II, no. 29, May 1825 - no. 55, October 1825.
1824 £85.00
LUGAR (R.)
The Country Gentleman's Architect; containing a variety of designs for farm houses and farm yards of different magnitudes, arranged on the most approved principles for arable, grazing, feeding, and dairy farms; with plans and sections shewing at large the construction of cottages, barns, stables, feeding-houses, dairies, brew-houses, maltings, &c. With plans for stables and dog-kennels; to which are added, designs for labourers' cottages and small villas, the whole adapted to the use of country gentlemen about to build or to alter. By R. Lugar, ... Engraved on twenty-two plates, with general observations and full explanations to each.
1807 £425.00
Orme (Edward)
An Essay on Transparent Prints, and on Transparencies in General.
1807 £2975.00
PAIN (William & James)
Pain's British Palladio: or, The Builder's General Assistant. Demonstrating, in the most Easy and Practical Method, all the Principal Rules of Architecture, from the Ground Plan to the Ornamental Finish. Illustrated with Several New and Useful Designs of Houses, with their Plans, Elevations, and Sections. Also, Clear and Ample Instructions, annexed to each Subject, in Letter-Press; with a List of Prices for Materials and Labour, and Labour only. This Work will be universally useful to all Carpenters, Bricklayers, Masons, Joiners, Plasterers, and others, concerned in the several Branches of Building, and comprehending the following Subjects, viz. Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Gentlemen's Houses. Designs for Doors, Chimneys and Ceilings with their proper Embellishments, in the most modern Taste. A great Variety of Mouldings for Base and Surbace Architraves, Imposts, Friezes and Cornices, with their proper Ornaments, for Practice, drawn to Half-size: To which are added, Scales for enlarging or lessening at Pleasure. Also, Great Variety of Stair Cases; shewing the practical Method of executing them, in any Case required, viz. Groins, Angle Brackets, Circular Circular Flewing and Winding, Soffits, Domes, Sky Lights &c. all made plain and easy to the meanest Capacity. The Proportion of Windows for the Light to Rooms. Preparing Foundations; the Proportions of Chimneys to Rooms and Sections of Flews. The principal Timbers properly laid out on each Plan, viz. The Manner of framing the Roofs, and finding the Length and Backing of Hips, either square or bevel. Scantlings of the Timbers, figured in Proportion to their Bearing. The Method for Trussing Girders, Scarfing Plates &c. And many other Articles, particularly useful to all Persons in the Building Profession. The whole correctly Engraved on Forty-two Folio Copper Plates, from the Original Designs of William and James Pain.
1788 £1250.00
PAIN (William)
The Practical Builder; or workman's general assistant; shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building, as The Use of the Tramel for Groins, Angle-Brackets, Niches, &c. Semi-Circular Arches on Flewing James, the preparing and making their Soffits. Rules of Carpentry; To find the Length and Backing of Hips, strait or curved; Trusses for Roofs, Domes, &c. - Trussing of Girders, Sections of Floors, &c. The Proportion of the Five Orders, in their general and particular Parts, Gluing of Columns, Stair-Cases with their ramp and twist Rails, fixing the Carriages, Newels, &c. Frontispieces, Chimney-Pieces, Ceilings, Cornices, Architraves, &c. in the newest Taste. With plans and elevations of gentlemans and farm-houses, yards, barns, &c. By William Pain, Architect and Joiner. Engraved on eighty-three plates.
1787 £495.00
PAIN (William)
The Practical Builder; or workman's general assistant; shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building; as the use of the tramel for groins, angle brackets, niches, &c. semi-circular arches on flewing jambs, the preparing and making their soffits; rules of carpentry, to find the length and backing of hips strait or curved; trusses for roofs, domes, &c. Trussing of girders, sections of floors, &c. The proportion of the five orders in their general and particular parts: gluing of columns; stair-cases with their ramp and twist rails, fixing the carriages, newels, &c. Frontispieces, chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, architraves, &c. In the newest taste; with plans and elevations of gentleman's and farm-houses, barns, &c.
1787 £375.00
PANORAMA.
Description of a Second View of the Ruins of Pompeii, and Surrounding Country; Representing the Tragic Theatre, Covered Theatre, Temple of Isis, Small Forum, Now Exhibiting in the Panorama, Leicester-Square: Painted, from Drawings taken on the Spot, by Mr. Burford.
1824 £95.00

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